Hugo La Fayette Black Edit Profile
Educational public schools, Ashland, Alabama, Bachelor of Laws, University of Alabama, 1906.
Began practice Ashland, Alabama, 1906-1907, Birmingham, Alabama, from 1907. Served as police judge 18 months, 1910-1911. Solicitor (prosecuting attorney) Jefferson County, Alabama, 1915-1917.
In general practice, Birmingham, 1919-1927. United States Senator from Alabama 2 terms, 1927-1937. Appointed The American Association For Justice Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1937-1971.
Entered 2d O.T.C., Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, August 3, 1917. Commissioned captain Field Artillery. Served in 81st Field Artillery and as adjunct 19th Artillery Brigade.
Home: Alexandria VA.
Married Josephine Foster, February 1921 (deceased December 1951).; married second Elizabeth Seay DeMeritte, September 11, 1957. Children: Hugo La Fayette, Sterling Foster, Martha Josephine.